Mountain bike trail plan

THE CREATION of a grid of cycling trails using idle land is the keystone of an ambitious five-year plan to grow Mount Burr into a world […]

Average rate increase calculated

MOUNT Gambier ratepayers will see a cumulative increase of around $150 on their average rates across three years as City Council strengthens its war chest for […]

Erosion ‘stop-gap’

A $30,000 State Government allocation to address coastal erosion at Post Office Rock is a “stop-gap” measure before parts of Beachport slip into the sea, Wattle Range Council says. While welcoming the SA Coast Protection[…]

Flexibility enhanced for vegetation management

CHANGES to the State Government’s roadside vegetation management will provide councils with greater decision-making powers regarding managing and removing regrowth. New interim guidelines released by the […]

Noll tops poll

WATTLE Range Council’s new mayor says his first order of business will include exploring disparities in rates after a convincing win in the Local Government elections. […]

Police concerns raised

INCREASES in stock theft and hoon driving have been attributed to the removal of Kalangadoo’s sole police officer, with community members calling for the position to […]

Pasin defends costly charter

MEMBER for Barker Tony Pasin has defended a decision to charter a private plane from Mount Gambier at a cost of almost $6000 to attend a […]

Bell praises state leader

INDEPENDENT MP Troy Bell has hailed Premier Steven Marshall as an outstanding parliamentary performer in enacting a legislative 10-year ban on fracking in the South East. […]